Cruising 101

Planning Your Cruise

When planning for a cruise vacation, what do most potential passengers want to know? First and foremost, figuring out the costs associated with cruising is a biggie, like what's included in the fares (and what's not), and how to save money on bookings. Then there's the decision of whether to go it alone and book your cruise online or to use a trusted travel agent to seal the deal. Finally, there are specific considerations for cruisers with special interests and lifestyles who are looking to pin down their perfect cruise vacation match.

Fodor's Best Bets

Cruise Forums

Have a cruising question? Ask our Fodorite community.

Cruise News

Read our latest news about cruises.

Store

Shop our travel guides on European, Caribbean, and Alaskan cruises.

Back To Top
Subscribe to Newsletter
Sign up for Travel Tips & News
I want emails from Fodor's Travel with travel information and promotions. I can unsubscribe any time using the unsubscribe link at the end of all emails.

Thank you for your interest!

Look out for our newsletters with travel tips and special offers.